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good morning. not us. the director of national llanfa- wyrndrobwllllantsiliogogogoch. not us. the director of national intelligence calls donald trump to insist those leaks of unverified allegations did not come from the intelligence community. this just hours after trump hinted they did at a combative news conference. >> i think it was disgraceful, disgraceful that the intelligence agencies allowed any information that turned out to be so false and fake out. >> as the government's own ethics chief said trump's plan to address conflicts of interest is meaningless. one of trump's top advisers, kellyanne conway, will join us live. breaking overnight, the senate t
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toward repealing obama care. is the president's signature law on the fasttrack to being dismantled. dirty laundry. months after samsung note debacle. the fix for recalled washing machines isn't working. this morning, our investigation. and fun fairwell. >> pretty good at this. >> michelle obama takes over "the tonight show" during her final talk show appearance as first lady, receiving a special serenade from the legendary stevie wonder. ♪ my michelle >> a few surprises of her own. today thursday, january 12, 2017. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everyone.
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morning. i'm matt lauer alongside meredith vieira, our guest while savannah continues on maternity leave. savannah is on maternity leave. >> she said to jimmy fallon, he said how emotional the whole family has become about leaving the white house. >> we'll have more on her appearance. let's start on a thursday morning with politics. and the late-night conversation between president-elect trump and the outgoing director of national intelligence. the focus, leaks of unverified allegations against mr. trump and where they came from. in a moment we'll talk about that with kellyanne conway. first, we begin our coverage with nbc's hallie jackson. hallie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, matt. the president-elect, not pleased. the intelligence community, not responsible. that's what james clapper is telling donald trump, dismayed, too, he says, about the leaks appearing in the press. their talk came
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donald trump, firing off against so-called fake news. overnight, a rare olive branch from the director of national intelligence. james clapper, calling president-elect trump, expressing outrage over media leaks and assuring trump they did not come from the intelligence community. clapper, releasing a statement. i emphasize that is not from the leaks in the i.c. just hours after trump took the agencies to task. >> they looked at that nonsense that was released by, maybe, the intelligence agencies. who knows? but maybe the intelligence agencies, which would be a tremendous blot on their record if they did. >> reporter: what got him so fired up? a 35-page document. first made public by buzzfeed,
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parent of nbc news. that document, according to intelligence and law enforcement sources, had been initially privately prepared to smear trump. reviewed and dismissed out of hand as deceitful. >> it's all fake news. it's phony stuff. didn't happen. >> reporter: some outlets reported that trump was briefed on that information by u.s. intelligence leaders. but multiple intelligence officials tell nbc news that's not true. trump, during his first press conference in nearly six months, at times, antagonistic, shutting down a reporter. >> don't be route. >> can you give us a question -- >> don't be rude. i'm not going to give you a question. >> can you say -- >> you are fake news. >> sir -- >> the president-elect, also focusing on how he will untangle himself from his business empire. pointing to piles of paperwork he says makes his separation from the trump organization, official. >> i can run my business and run government at the same time.
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looks. but i would be able to do that if i wanted to. >> reporter: but he won't, for show. giving up leadership of the trump organization. that will fall to his sons, eric and donald jr. the business, hiring an ethics adviser to sign off on anything that could raise conflicts questions. and for his business, no new foreign deals. some of what trump's talking about, unverifiable until he releases his tax return. >> the only one that cares about my tax return is the reporters. >> you don't think the american public is concerned? >> i don't think so. i won. i became president. i tonight think they care at all. >> reporter: a quinnipiac poll showed 75% of americans believe trump should release his returns, including most republicans. trump and his team believe their conflict of interest solutions satisfies not just legal but ethical concerns, too. the government's independent ethics office sees it differently, since trump is
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fully divesting or selling off everything. >> this isn't is way presidency has worked since the government passed the ethics in 1978, after the watergate scandal. >> reporter: that ethics office recommends that trump divest. trump's lawyers say that's not realistic. as donald jr. and eric trump take over the organization, ivanka trump will step aside and focus on settling in washington with her children. her husband, jared kushner, is senior adviser to the president-elect. matt? meredith? >> hallie jackson, down at trump tower. thank you very much. trump's nominee for secretary of state, rex tillerson, is facing his own questions over conflicts of interest. kristen welker is here with that part of the story. good morning to you. >> reporter: as tensions escalate over
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interference in the election, it's casting a spotlight on rex tillerson who has done extensive business in russia. a dramatic backdrop for his confirmation hearing on capitol hill. russia, in the spotlight in new york. at the president-elect's news conference. >> if putin likes donald trump, i consider that an asset, not a liability. >> reporter: and on capitol hill, where rex tillerson, mr. trump's pick for secretary of state, faced intense questioning. democratic senator bob mendez asking tillerson whether or not he lobbied against sanctions for russia and iran. >> i never lobbied against sanctions, personally. >> the company you directed did. >> to my knowledge, exxon never directly lobbied against sanctions. ♪ >> reporter: tillerson denounced russia's recent actions. but couldn't say if the president-elect agrees with him. >> the president-elect and i
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discuss this specific issue or this specific area. >> good-bye. >> reporter: tillerson saying they've discussed broad policy principles recording marco rubio going head-to-head with tillerson, over whether vladimir putin is a war criminal. >> do you believe that vladimir putin and his cronies are responsible for ordering the murder of countless dissidents, journalists and political opponents? >> i do not have sufficient information to make that claim. >> reporter: and speaking with nbc's andrea mitchell after the hearing, senator rubio couldn't say if he would vote for tillerson. saying many of his answers were concerning. there's more confirmation hearings today, including trump's pick for secretary of defense, james mattis, and hud secretary, dr. ben carson.
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hill. kellyanne conway is a senior adviser to president-elect trump. good morning. >> good morning. >> let's start with the leak of the unverified ail xwagss. president-elect jump said it was released maybe by the intelligence agencies, who knows? but maybe the intelligence agency, it would be a tremendous blot on their record. disgraceful if the intelligence agencies turned out to be so false and fake out. james clapper called the president-elect last night and said i don't believe this release or these leaks came from the intelligence community. does mr. trump believe james clapper? >> the president-elect was very happy to receive the call from mr. clapper. very happy that mr. clapper agrees with him, matt, there should be no leaks. why intelligence officials or other people are leaking to the media, rather than making sure that the
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briefed on sensitive information, i think is really the point here. >> you said it again. you said intelligence officials or someone else. do you still believe that there's a chance this came from the intelligence community? >> what i believe doesn't matter. here's what does matter. what matters is that the president-elect had a briefing by the four top intelligence officers in our nation last week. we were very happy to receive them here at trump tower and for the president-elect and vice president-elect to get that briefing. no sooner do they have that, people are leaking information. what struck me most in mr. clapper's public statement, i'm sure your viewers can access for themselves, is mr. clapper re-emphasizing that the intelligence community gave no credibility and voracity to the fake news documents. and that's important here. that's important here because i don't want people to leave thinking it's been imbued with some
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the story yesterday. good for you. it says on the website, that donald trump was not briefed on this intelligence matter. >> in two seconds, does mr. trump believe mr. clapper that this did not come from intelligence? >> mr. trump was very happy to receive that information from mr. clapper. and he has respect from the intelligence community. he said that last friday. and he said it again last night. >> but again, does he believe it? yes or no? >> you have to ask him what he believes. but what he believes is we are at a fraught time that we have leaks on sensitive information on political purposes. we agree, as do all americans, that's dangerous stuff. we can't -- our hands are tied because we can't discuss private, sensitive information. and yet, others are doing it. >> let's move on, kellyanne, to what we can discuss. his plans for his business holdings moving forward. he said yesterday, he could run his business and run the government. but he doesn't like the way that looks. he's putting his assets in a trust that will be managed, in large part, byis
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ethics experts agree that is totally legal. but they add, they feel it is inadequate and meaningless because it leaves him open to suspicions of corruption. let's look at the message. is that the message he wants to project as he takes office? >> well, those are sommete ethi people. but many people, including legal experts are happy with what he's doing here. he's making enormous sacrifices. the holdings of this successful businessman, over decades is unprecedented for our presidency. >> is that agreed to the plan? >> he's agreed to step away from everything that has to do with the trump organization. he will have no decisionmaking prowess. no equity interest. he's divesting. he is turning over management of his wildly successful business to his two sons. >> kellyanne, you know if you do that and you put it in a
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trust, it's controlled by someone. you have no communication with, independent. he's turning it over to his flesh and blood. and makes it sound like his plan of avoiding conflict of interest is trust me. >> that's not fair at all. he had his lawyer up there yesterday. anybody can pull the information. she read the whole statement publicly. nbc news was right there in the front. we were happy to take questions from two of your reporters, matt and meredith. and the fact is, miss dillon, addressed the blind trust issue. people are looking at the wrong issue there when it has to be a blind trust. why always the presumptive negativity against mr. trump when he is trying to comply with the law and satisfy any ethics concerns that people have? he is making an enormous sacrifice here. >> he did something interesting, kellyanne. he used an example to talk about conflict of interest. he said a
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approached him not long ago. perhaps less than a week ago, and offered him a $2 billion development deal. let me play a little bit about that sound byte. >> over the weekend, i was offered $2 billion to do a deal in dubai, with a very, very, very amazing man. and i turned it down. i didn't have to turn it down. as you know, i have a no-conflict situation because i'm president. >> so, again, he's ethical. trust me. but isn't his own example, at the crux of the issue here? if you don't completely sell off your assets, if you don't completely remove yourself from business, isn't this the exact kind of situation he's going to be placed in time and time again? >> no. mr. trump used that example yesterday to show he is already leaving a lot of money on the table. one could argue he could have turned over that business opportunity to his sons, who will be
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organization. he's showing that he's going to devote his time 100% to the presidency. let me just say, as part of the legal statement, mr. trump has sold off and liquidated, easily liquidatible assets. telling a stock is different than selling real estate. and that's very clear, as well. i think people should, you know, this nonsense that if a foreign leader stays in the trump hotel somewhere around the world, they're getting a benefit beyond a good night's rest at a hotel, that's a bridge too far. and american people elected donald trump because they like the fact he's not a politician. he's a successful businessman. and they will follow him into the white house, watching him apply that business acumen to the presidency. the skills going to washington, owing nobody anything. at this ddivestment is transparent. i invite your viewers to look i
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legal correspondent. you heard kellyanne. what jumps out at you. >> she said everyone is being presumptively negative. i don't think that's accurate. there's precedent where presidents have used blind trusts for some of the premise of the questions you were letting out, matt. she made a reference to say that donald trump is divesting. he is not. that's the crux of the issue. she referred to hotel beds to foreign leaders. in a gets the issue opposite. the question is whether there are gifts being bestowed, if the president doesn't do anything. >> even though he said he will turn over profits to the treasury, you're receiving that money. >> i have never as a lawyer or a reporter, heard of a concept you would take something bad like a gift, and say you will accept
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later. if it's bad, don't take it. if it's not bad, if that's their argument, this is normal business, fair market value, they shouldn't have to donate it in the first place. we don't know who donald trump owes. he comes to washingn owing no one. >> how do we find out? >> he should release, not only the tax returns, but all outstanding debts. what banks does he owe? we don't know. >> he said there would be an ethics adviser put in place to oversee all this. is it clear who hires that person? who pays that person? who controls that person's job? >> legally, the ethics adviser is meaningless because this is a person that would be hired and fired by donald trump. the office of government ethics does exist as a different layer. and there's lawyers at the justice department more independent. we're seeing not any collaboration with
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president administrations have done. but rather, the use of private lawyers and the trump company. the big headline was, this was an announcement of a management plan where donald trump receives ceo and owner. >> and the office of government ethics would not be able to examine those deals. >> correct. they haven't consulted with them. and the office of government ethics director, said we could improve this. they froze us out. this could be an issue that consumes donald trump's presidency, if there aren't more clear and transparent lines. breaking overnight, the u.s. senate took a big step early in repealing obamacare. senators moved a nonbinding measure, to make it easier to repeal the law next month. democrats who oppose repealing
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obamacare staged a protest during the vote. many stood and stated why they were voting against that measure. mr. roker is here with a first che hey, guys. we are still looking at a lot of rough weather out west. in fact, you like right now. hole hollister, california. take a look at norah in portland, oregon, dealing with the snow. then there's a little elephant. but unfortunately we have more rain to talk about coming into northern and central california. this is the last round until wets to the weekend and things finally start to dry out. good news. more in the southwest, then eventually dry out. if there is a silver lining to all this, you see the rain, right, looking at locally 2 inches possible. the snowpack, another
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but the great news is that snowpack, this is what gives them their water once that runs off. 63% of normal in the northern part, 79% southern part january 1st. look at the jump. almost 200% of snowpack in the southern part, 131%. good news for the drought conditions. that's what's going on. we're going to get to your local forecast coming up in the next 30 seconds. good thursday morning. temperas
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start the day. mid-50s. 55 in the district right now. most of the area getting closer to the upper 50s. we will as we go through the afternoon. we're actually going to top out around 65 damages. a mild day today, tomorrow. mid-50s in the morning, the afternoon we're going to be in the 40s. weather alert today saturday, rain/snow mix, even icy mix for areas, starting to tapper off as we go into sunday. >> al, thank you very much. coming up, moscow dreams. inside donald trump's decades long connection to russia, including plans to build a trump tower there. new problems tied to samsung's massive washing machine recall after explosions and injuries. why customers say the company fix is not working. first this is "today" on nbc. mp. first this, is "today" on nbc.
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plus you get a free carfax® report with every listing i like it start your used car search at >> announcer: this is a "news 4 today" newsbreak. 7:26 is your time now on this thursday january 12th, 2017. good morning to you. i'm eun yang. >> i'm aaron gilchrist. news 4 learned the man that jumped the white house fence will likely not go to jail. prosecutors are going to recommend three months probation when he's sentenced this morning. caputo will be banned from d.c. he jumped the fence on thanksgiving day two years ago. the first family was inside the white house at the time. people waking up back in their rooms after a scare at a georgetown hotel. d.c. fire evacuated ritz-carlton in georgetown because of unsafe levels of spray paint fumes. the fumes were in an unvented part of the
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we are working to learn what condition that person is in now. we want to check on the roads with first4traffic with melissa mol. >> after nas ark, we do have a crash report 3-d. some southbound, earlier problem powder mill road causing problems, too. southbound 270, also slow approaching falls road. >> thank you, melissa. we'll take a quick break and check the forecast next. stay with us.
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and it is a mild start to the day for your thursday. expect temperatures to warm up. 55 degrees now, 56 by 9:00 a.m. by lunchtime around 60 degrees. can you wear the short sleeved shirt today. high temperatures topping out mid-60s even though we have a weather alert on saturday. wintry mix moves in. temperatures dropping back into the 30s so
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♪ ♪ once you've had a taste of her ♪ ♪ you'll never be the same she'll make you go insane ♪ ♪ upside inside out ♪ livin' la vida loca 7:30 on a thursday morning. that was 1999. "livi "live g in' la vida loca." what an incredible experience. some of the other big moments in music during today's first 65 years. we'll do that in a little while. >> i thought i was here at that time. i didn't start until 2006. i really do remember it. my memory's really shot. what do
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that concert? >> how great the crowd was. >> is that what it was? >> you'll see when you see the tape. here's a look at what's making headlines. overnight, the senate took its first major step to repeal president obama's health care law. lawmakers approved a blueprint that will allow them to gut obamacare. the house is expected to go down that measure tomorrow. football fans, listen up. the san diego chargers, expected to announce the team is moving to los angeles next season. according to espn and, chargers owner dean spanos has called to tell staffs. he talked to roger goodell about the team's plan on wednesday. he has not filed a formal relocation let we're the league. and tense moments for the nba's miami heat. the charter flight slid on the runway while landing
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no one was injured. after that several other flights were canceled or delayed due to icy conditions. let's begin with president-elect trump. with his inauguration just eight days away, there's more attention being placed on his connections to russia. nbc's kieir simmons has more on that this morning. >> reporter: good morning. with the storm around unverifiid memo, there are things we can say about president-elect and russia. like the facts. donald trump has been pursuing a real estate deal in moscow for decades. >> congratulations to you. >> reporter: miss universe moscow, november 2013. a trip donald trump describes as fantastic. >> a lot of really beautiful girls. the president-elect pictured with other billionaires. his
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donald trump, even appearing in evan's music video. >> wake up. come on. i'm tired of you. you're fired. >> reporter: last year, he showed me around a moscow mall. with a replica of times square. but trump's hopes for a trump tower moscow have never gotten off of the ground. >> i have no dealings with russia. i have no deals in russia. >> reporter: that doesn't mean he hasn't tried. donald trump's connection to moscow traces back as far as 1987. on the fourth of july, independence day, trump was touring moscow, looking for sites of a hotel, including several near red square, he says in "the art of the deal." later that year, he met with soviet president gorbachev, in washington. nine years later, the trump organization told "the moscow times," trump was heading to moscow, to discuss developing
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donald trump's son, donald jr., traveled there to speak to a property conference. one month later, the trump organization registered in 2013, trump brought the miss universe pageant to the russian capital. trump tower moscow is next, he tweeted. experts say it would not be unusual for a high-profile visitor to be the target of russian intelligence. >> the idea is to collect material about someone. and that to leak this material, and try to put them under control. so this is very, i would say, traditional think for the russian security services to do. >> reporter: but donald trump insists he would never have allowed himself to be compromised. donald trump saying in that news conference, he is extremely careful, knowing that they can even be cameras in hotel rooms in moscow. a senior u.s.
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official telling nbc news, their investigations have not found any conclusive or direct link between trump and the russian government. matt? meredith? >> fascinating. thank you very much. let's get another check of the weather we alluded to this yesterday, this ice storm. we are still really concerned about it. 10 million people under some sort of winter storm watch from oklahoma city, dodge city to champaign, illinois. this is going to extend out over the weekend. so for tomorrow oklahoma city to st. louis there is an ice risk. a little farther south we're going to be talking about rain. saturday, look how far this stretches. amarillo, texas, to just west of washington, d.c., the moisture and cold will determine the timing of the amount of ice. we look for the threat to continue into early next week especially from chicago all the way back into texas. this is going to be a longer rain event. we're also looking at heavy icing from central kansas, central illinois to parts of ns
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as well. we'll examine what that means coming up in the next half hour. that's what going on around the country, here is what's happening in youne oth woods. >> there's a warm start on this thursday. temperatures mostly in the mid-50s. 55 in the district, leesburg, quantico 56 degrees. we will be warming up nicely. so i suggest eating outside today, really doing anything outside today. by lunchtime 60, 4:00 p.m., 65. even by 7:00 p.m. we'll still be in the 60s. this weekend we have a weather alert on saturday. wintry mix starts to move in saturday morning. temperatures dropping back down into the 30s over your saturday and sund. >> you can keep up to date on the dangerous >> up to date on dangerous icing situation on the weather channel. >> al, thank you very much. ahead, unexpected warning about a pose you made in a picture or two. the peace sign. >> massive concerns tied to a recall. >>m
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>> that's all right. we'll go over there and say hi in the window in a second. >> i will go. >> this morning on rossum reports, a new problem with a massive recall. >> after the company vowed to fix them, the machines are still dangerous. jeff rossen is here with the latest. jeff, good morning to you. >> this is an important one. these washing machines are in millions of homes right now. some shaking so violently, even exploding. nine home owners have been injured. the maker of the washing machine, samsung, says there is a problem and offered a fix. some say the fix is a joke. leaving them with a potential danger at home. >> this sounds like it's going to -- going to burst. >> reporter: washing machines, exploding. >> i'm totally scared. >> reporter: lids flying off. >> the
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blown off. it probably could have killed somebody. >> reporter: samsung launching a nationwide recall in november. millions of machines. now, consumers say, they're botching that, too. slow response times. missed appointments. and weak fixes. >> i have called numerous times. i never get calls back. >> samsung is making no effort to fix this. >> i want my $500. >> reporter: thousands more, now joining facebook groups dedicated to this. had i been in there at the time, these would have seriously hurt me. another writing, i'm scared every time i put clothes in mine. >> i'm afraid to do laundry because it could hurt my kids. >> reporter: brittany is a mother of three. she says, she asked samsung for a full refund. >> unfortunately, they only offered us $22 for a new washer. >> reporter: $22? >> $22. or $122 if we opted to get another samsung washer, which we don't really want.
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repair option. but said it took multiple tries to get a repairman there. eventually, she says, he did work to secure the lid. after that fix, samsung is telling consumers to apply this sticker, changing the settings. now, you have to wash your bedding on the delicate cycle. you have to run it three or four times to get a blanket clean. >> this one was marketed as one that could do bedding at home. and now, it can't. >> reporter: if you don't follow the new instructions, samsung says the machine could still hurt you. sending along this warning. for bedding or bulking items, only use the bedding cycle. using any other cycle, may cause the washer's top to detach from the machine. and this is after the fix. consumers have sued samsung in a proposed class-action. what do you make of sag'
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>> it's a joke. it's a farce. it would be laughable if it wasn't so dangerous. >> reporter: lori andrus is on the case. >> they're not fixing it. >> reporter: there's a lot of people that have this washing machine right now. >> it's dangerous. these are ticking time bombs. might not have gone off yet. >> reporter: samsung telling nbc news, our priority is to reduce safety risks. and they have repaired hundreds of thousands of machines. they're serviced within seven business days with high rates of consumer satisfaction. but brittany says she isn't satisfied at all. she can't afford a new washing machine and needs samsung to step up. >> i want them to make it right and stand by the products and refund us for the machine we bought. >> reporter: if you're worried you may have one of the machines in your home right now. visit we posted all of the model er
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my daughter looks up to you. she has a salad bar at her school. and she tried it. so, thank you for helping my daughter eat her vegetables. she tried kale. >> i'm done. >> thank you, barack, for proving you're not a lame duck. [ laughter ] but my very own silver fox. [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you, mrs. obama. for being a strong, smart, independent woman, an activist, a style icon, and a great dancer. and showing us all what it would look like if beyonce married a much nerdier jay z. >> that's my boo. mom jeans and all. >> you got rid of those jeans, right? >> the jeans are gone. >>
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>> trust me, they're gone. ♪ my michelle amour you're the only one that we adore ♪ ♪ because we know for us your heartbeats for ♪ ♪ you'll always be first lady in our lives ♪ >> pretty cool. a personalized serenade from stevie wonder. other stars were playing a little game of catchphase. throughout the whole show. flotus on fallon was trending. here's one. i tried, i am speechless. i most definitely grieved. michelle is iconic. it was a good night as her final appearance on "the tonight show," guys. >> really nice. that's cool. coming up, these two are already going at it. how smart is your dog. >> very. >> meredith, al and who said kids can't cook? who said men can't bake?
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good thursday morning. we're off to a mild start and it's going to be much warmer this afternoon. temperatures 56 degrees. in the district mid-50s elsewhere. 65 for a high this week. no big changes, 30s and weather alert day on saturday. eun. >> thank you. another news update in 25 minutes. for now back to the "today show" after this short break. have a great day.
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♪ it's 8:00 on "today." and coming up, intel olive branch. the director of national intelligence reaches out to trump, after the president-elect blasts his own agencies over alleged leaks. >> i think it was disgraceful, disgraceful, that the intelligence agencies allowed any information that turned out to be so false and fake, out. >> so, has trust finally been restored? plus, khloe gets candid. khloe kardashian opens up to natalie. about her new show, her new love, and the arrests made in the armed robbery on sister, kim. >> it's
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but that's when you get on your knees and you pray and you thank the lord that nothing worse happened. >> reporter: as the reality star talks about how she's changed her life, by changing her lifestyle. >> if you would have asked me five years ago if anyone would have put me in the fitness category, i would say you're out of your mind. i'm the fat chubby sister of kim and kortney. and music and memories. in celebration of our big anniversary, we look back at 65 years of incredible performances. today, thursday, january 12th, 2017. ♪ why do you build me up buttercup baby ♪ ♪ just to let me down >> celebrating my birthday on "today." >> "today," i'm 60. >> celebrating 28 years of marriage on the
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♪ ♪ more than anyone, darling >> celebrating 20 years of friendship in nyc. >> i'm only a morning person for "the today" show. [ cheers ] ♪ i told you time and again >> we're back, now, 8:00 on a thursday morning, the 12th day of january, 2017. thank you, meredith, vieira. it's one of our favorite throwback thursdays songs. >> it's so happy. >> sung by -- >> the foundation. >> there you go. >> ready? ♪ ooh, ooh why don't you build me up ♪ ♪ buttercup, baby ♪ just to let me down and mess me around ♪ ♪ and worst of all >> the audience is turning off. >> it's the great kazoo. >> all right. just ahead -- cut
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just ahead, we made it bring your dog to work day. al, hoda and i are offering up our pets to see -- that's my baby. >> there's jasper. >> and we'll teach you -- >> there's pepper. >> i see -- >> can i tell you a secret? meredith actually confided in me that she thought about cheating or practicing with her dog yesterday? >> i didn't do it. >> i thought about it. i wouldn't do that. >> or would i? >> as far as we know. let's start with the headlines of the morning. here's your news at 8:00. >> reporter: good morning. and we begin this morning with the world of politics. i'm hallie jackson in new york. and overnight, we are learning of a kind of rare olive branch extended to president-elect donald trump. the director of national intelligence, james clapper, calling him to say he is also dismayed by leaks to the press that have come up
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does not believe the intelligence community is responsible. that call coming just hours after the president-elect's first press conference in nearly six months. the gloves coming off at donald trump's combative press conference. the president-elect, saving some of the sharpest jabs for the intelligence community. saying that the kremlin has unverified personal information about them. >> i think it was disgraceful, that the intelligence agencies allowed any information, that turned out to be so false and fake, out. i think it's a disgrace. >> overnight, the director of national intelligence, james clapper, speaking with trump. and saying the original document is not a u.s. intelligence community product. and he does not believe the leaks came from within the i.c. trump, taking aim at the media, for its handling of that
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it didn't happen. >> reporter: the president-elect firing up and firing off barbs with the news conference, turning into a media smackdown. >> since you're attacking us -- mr. president-elect. >> go ahead. >> since you are attacking our news organization -- >> not you. your organization is terrible. your organization is terrible. let's go. i'm not going to give you a question. you are fake news. >> reporter: between donald trump's two titles, billionaire businessman and president-elect, he says there's no conflict. >> i could actually run my business and run government at the same time. >> reporter: he's right. as president, he's exempt from federal conflict of interest laws. but -- >> i don't like the way that looks. i don't want to do that. >> reporter: instead, trump says, he'll try to separate himself, by creating a trust for his assets. turning over the operation of the trump organization to his sons. and hiring an ethics adviser for the business. >> i understand. they don't want presidents getting
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>> wholly inadequate, says the government of ethics. which recommends that the president-elect cut ties with the trump organization and sell it off. >> the plan the president has announced doesn't meet the standards that the best of his nominees are meeting. and every president in the past four decades have met. >> your relationship with mr. putin. >> reporter: and fielding questions about putin, trump's choice for secretary of state, rex tillerson, at his confirmation hearing. the former chairman at times, talking tougher than trump on russia. >> russia, today, poses a danger. >> reporter: but not tough enough for one key republican senator. >> is vladimir putin a war criminal? >> i would not use that term. >> reporter: and more confirmation hearings are set for today on capitol hill, including general james mattis for secretary of defense. and dr. ben carson, to lead the department of housing and urban development. matt?
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wednesday, during the second day of confirmation hearings, for attorney general designate, jeff sessions. cory booker and other republicans testified against sessions. this is the first time that a sitting senator has testified against a colleague in confirmation hearings, for a cabinet position. georgia representative john lewis warned that if sessions is confirmed, it could move the country backwards. >> it doesn't matter how senator sessions may smile. how frilly he may be. how he may speak to you. but we need someone who is going to stand up, speak up, and speak out for the people that need help. >> also on wednesday, three men who worked with sessions in alabama and washington, testified in support of him. newly released video shows a drone crashing into seattle's renowned space needle. it happened last month, while
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for the new year's fireworks display. you can see the drone getting closer and closer, until it crash lands on the top deck of the landmark. this is the third time a drone was recovered by the space needle. no word on who was responsible. but the incident was reported to the faa. i just realized that my son lives in seattle. i don't know what he was doing that night. >> wow. wow. >> i'm getting nervous. >> okay. i'm sure he appreciates you just implicating him like that. just ahead, are you concerned about hackers? or is your mom really your worst fear? why you should never flash the peace sign in photos. then, 65 years of music superstars and epic concerts, as we count down to the big birthday. how smart is your dog? the quiz that can tell you. we'll put to the test al's dog, hoda's dog and meredith's dog. first, these messages. ♪ has anyone seen we sent him on a coffee run.
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all right. it's 8:13. we're back. and it's a great time for trending. how many more days with you? >> one. >> okay. she's out of control. just want to say that. i want to start with a question for you. i shouldn't point. >> okay. >> i'm going to put up a photo. do you see anything wrong with that photo? >> seven. >> wearing the same dress. that's weird. >> okay. try one more. carson, put up a photo. you see anything wrong with that photo? >> a peace sign. >> it's not the peace sign itself. very '70s of you. in those photos, you are showing your fingerprints. and security experts in japan say, believe it or not, that can leave you vulnerable to hackers. they were able to re-create people's prints just from a photo. >> that's crazy. >> that's a big deal. touch i.d. technology is used on phones,
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does that change your idea about that? >> absolutely. >> you're right. >> you have to do it this way. >> in europe, that means something else. be careful. >> you can't do this. >> meredith vieira, throwing gang signs. >> i didn't know that. >> i ordered two beers in ireland once this way. and i got a mouthful from the bartender. it means different things. earlier this week, we talked about college football's big game, and clemson's stunning defeat for alabama, for national championships. fans probably prayed and prayed for that. now that their team has won, one neighborhood church isn't letting clemson fans off the hook. outdoor sign reads, if you made any promises on clemson's last drive, service starts at 10:00. the idea is that other people have done the same thing. when i get on a plane, because i'm so scared of flying, i go, please savehi
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>> make a lot of deals. do you hold up those promises? >> every day. next to you. i'm doing god's work. we need to explain this video. in television news, when you're on the street interviewing someone, you ask them to give your first and last name and spell it. that way, when the graphics come up on the broadcast, you spell it correctly. but a woman took the reporter's request a little too literally. >> can you spell it? >> f-i-r-s-t. l-a-s-t. >> hi. state your name. >> really nervous. >> answered the reporter's question. >> now, it's on a loop aun
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she's adorable. >> that reminded us of this moment from one of your favorite movies, "animal house." ♪ >> i, state your name. >> i, state your name. >> do hereby pledge alelegiance to the frat. >> just let the movie play. >> you threw up on dean wermer. >> you will be out of here faster -- we saw that some of our dogs, not matt's, but the rest of us. have the dog here to see who is the smartest. do you have a dog? >> i have charlie. >> i wonder what jasper would do in a situation like this. police in arizona released this home security footage. it shows a pair of burglars climbing a wall and trying to break into a home. how did they get in? not with a crowbar. but with doggy st
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snack. and he enters the home through the doggy door. crooks made off with several items. not the dog. they left the dog behind. >> that's crazy. >> would yours have gone for the treats? >> i would go with open the door. come on in. >> see how smart jasper is? >> lead you right to the safe upstairs. >> here's the combo. >> "pop start." we're going to start with michael jackson's daughter, paris. she is sounding off on the series depicting the pop star. michael played by joseph fiennes. and taking a road trip with elizabeth taylor and marlon brando. the backlash to the trailer was swift. many venting their outrage, including paris. she tweeted, i'm o fenlded by this. i'm sure plenty of people are, as well. it makes me want to vomit. that series is going to go on as planned. and ed sheeran out
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news. his new album is coming out march 3rd. his single has the most one-day streams with 7.9 million. he is also a huge fan of the popular 1990s tv series, "the fresh prince of belaire." have you seen that yet? a he was doing a british radio show. and someone called in and asked him to do the theme song. ♪ on a playground chilling and maxing, relaxing ♪ ♪ shooting b-ball outside of the school ♪ ♪ a couple of guys who were up to no good ♪ ♪ started to make trouble in my neighborhood ♪ ♪ he said you're moving with your uncle and aunt in bel air ♪ >> didn't miss a beat right there. love to hear him sing anything. that's what going on around the country, here is what's happeningurof od
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you need to know, mild morning, spring-like afternoon, a weather alert into saturday for a wintry mix and cold weekend. we'll be watching that closely. temperatures mid-50s across the area. they are rising quickly. annapolis coming in at 60 degrees. this afternoon we'll hit 65. a very unseasonably warm day but nice over the weekend. the wintry mix with snow on sunday, temperatures dropping into the 30s. get out the door, take today with you check us out on sirius channel 108. meredith. >> thank you very much. sirius/x channel 108. celebrating a big birthday milestone for the show. >> a couple of things to get you ready. this morning, we look back at 65 years of music here today. >> the band is here. and it's quite a little band. >> ladies and gentlemen. >> let's not make you wait any longer. >> fire them
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integral part of the "today" show. >> in the first days, they used to play records. >> here's the nice kid, fisher. >> they would play a bit of their record. ♪ cindy oh cindy >> here we go. >> this morning, our show originates from the famous 500 club in atlantic city, new jersey. ♪ here we are ♪ i'll cry and cry ♪ once in a while >> you look at some of the old tapes of the "today" show, from its beginning. i think music goes to the concept of giving people something they can smile about. ♪ we have no bananas today >> we better take a station break. how about that, jack? >> any major musician. any legend, they've all come through the "today" show. ♪ the night is new
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of fire ♪ ♪ uh-oh, oh oh i'm gonna >> the outdoor concert series. the crowds are ridiculous. people would come from all over the country. >> come on, new york. >> we had ricky martin out on the plaza at a time when he was absolutely the hottest musical act on the planet. ♪ livin' la vida loca >> it was packed, literally from 48th street to almost 51st street. ♪ >> he dialed it up to 25. and the crowd went crazy. >> the good thing about "today" and music, we're an equal opportunity employer. we have the biggest names. and we have other folks you never would have heard of. but they have a talent. ♪ ♪ >> my favorite was the police
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that was one of those moments when you go, you know, nobody knew you before this. now, you're a sensation. and you make people smile ♪ we're up all night to get funky ♪ >> i feel like a rock star all of a sudden. >> how many times do you have to be in a specific spot? >> i don't have to be anywhere. >> come on, think. >> this is the best and worst moment of my life. at the very same time. >> thank you. ♪ see this it will take about an hour ♪ ♪ i'll tell you a little story about me and matt lauer ♪ >> when prince showed up my last day. i was stunned. >> i love you bryant. >> he showed up dressed as me. made it surreal. >> darling love let me be a backup singer on the "today" show. i will never forget it. ♪ that's where it ♪
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every day ♪ ♪ we rise and shine and we are fine ♪ ♪ we drink wine ♪ what a girl wants what a girl needs ♪ ♪ if i had a hammer don't break my heart ♪ ♪ the smile upon your face ♪ like it's dynamite >> we do a lot of music in our studio. and that's a completely different feel. but it's so intimate. ♪ i'm not the only one ♪ hush, now, little babe ♪ you say i'm crazy ♪ what do you got but the talent of the fables ♪ ♪ and the ships that we've been building all these years ♪ >> what i love is when you go back through the archives and you see the first appearances of some of these stars that became huge later. but started on the "today" show. remember
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mom, when maroon 5 coming up. >> justin bieber, a little sweetheart. who knew what would become of him. or taylor swift. >> came on with her guitar. next thing i know, she's a major star. >> music has always been a part of the "today" program. it's part of the fabric of america. and "today" reflects that. >> make some noise, new york. >> fun to look back, right? >> that's great. this will be fun, too. to help us celebrate 65 years of music, carson did something special. >> it was hard to do. 65 years is not easy to go through it. i picked 65 songs. and i created a "today" at 65 music. you go to i picked a couple of songs from each. it wasn't just my
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bennie and the jets for you, matt. so, check it out. >> he knows music as well as anyone. that's going to be great. >> announcer: this is "news 4 today" newsbreak. good morning, it's 8:26 now on this thursday january 12th. i'm aaron gilchrist. let's get a check on the roads first. melissa mollet in first4traffic. >> delays in both directions on the yellow line. a switch problem outside of huntington. 11th street bridge. breaking news a short time ago, that cleared out of the way. thank goodness. gw parkway crash with right lane getting by. a couple of things to mention inner loop before 7 crash, inner loop before indian head highway disabled vehicle on the shoulder before american legion bridge still have the crash to lean up there. aaron. >> melissa, thank you. we'll have a check on the forecast right after this.
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good morning. a mild start to thursday morning. temperatures in the mid-50s and climbing. 56 right now in the district. it will be a
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warmer than what we have seen. 65 degrees and 20 degrees above normal by saturday we're dropping into the 30s with a wintry mix moving into the area. now back to the "today show."
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♪ 8:30. january 12th, thursday morning in new york city. welcome you all watching all around the country. not too bad a day here. a little gray. but mild. thus, the no winter coat look, except for hoda and meredith. >> they don't have jackets like we do. >> that is true. coming up, jill martin is here, toak
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out of anyone. start today. and natalie's going to catch up with khloe kardashian, about her sister's robbery, her new look and more. we're going to find out once and for all, whose dog is the smartest? al's dog, meredith's dog and my blake. >> they're zooming in on the smart one. >> you paid the extra. >> he's so cute. >> all right. can't find you. not that smart. let's get a check of the weather. >> wow. ouch. all right. let's look ahead to we got an ice storm stretching on saturday from the midsection of the country into the northeast. mid-atlantic states, southeast. then on sunday -- sunday! ice storm from indiana to north texas. sunshine pacific northwest.
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on martin luther king jr.'s birthday, icy conditions in the upper midwest, rain pacific northwest, sunshine in the northeast and southeast. that's what going on around the country, here is what's happening inoune oth woods. and our weekend weather will be very different from what we'll have today. in fact, unseasonably warm this morning, temperatures in the upper 50s to mid-50s. annapolis coming in at 60 degrees currently. through the afternoon we'll be warming to the mid-60s. that's 20 degrees above normal for this time of year. tomorrow mid-50s mostly in the morning and 40s in the afternoon. over the weekend, a wintry mix moves in saturday. that's an alert day and temperatures will be in the 30s. >> that's your latest. the weather you need check out our friends at the weather channel on cable. meredith. dith. >> thank you, al. this morning on "start today," live to 100.
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the hoodies, the pants, all of the options on the retail, $48 to $62. $16, up to 74% off. >> and they cling to your body. and make you look good. >> and they hold you in. >> now, we go to do the workout. >> okay. >> if you can't get to the gym. this is great. >> yeah. okay. this is the nordic track treadmill. $2,650. it comes with i fit coach. >> whoa. and it comes with meredith vieira to save you. i fit coach with custom workouts. you walk or run in different destinations. >> that's motivating, too. you don't get board. >> we go to france. go to italy. incline adjusts to the hills in the app. >> it can go 12 miles per hour or something? >> i don't know. >> what's the deal? >> the deal, free shippi
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$2,650. $1,299. 51% off. >> excellent. we have to give her a last thing. what is this over here? this is a special deal. >> this is something a little bit different. and this is something that you can take with you all day. our app exclusive deal. we launched our "today" app. you can only get this by downloading the app. retail $398. a cashmere scarf. i'll put one on you. and angelina jolie, katie holmes, sharon stone. the deal $69, 83% off. >> excellent. and it's nice and soft. >> we're in bed and dressing each other. >> how do we look? that's through the app? >> that's through the app. >> great deals. so good to see you. let's run through the products one more time. mattresses from icrema. juices from
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where did the idea come from? >> it's my journey. people say revenge. you have to be getting it on somebody else. and for me, revenge is getting it on my old self. >> once labeled the frumpy kardashian, she has a hot bad and a hot new show. she and her team of trainers and stylists, help others slim down and build up their self-esteem. >> a lot of these people have been through emotional things. some people have been raped or some of them in bad breakups. they have gained all this weight. they don't know how to pull themselves out of this hole. >> reporter: how your once called the fat sister. how did they affect you? >> it hurt me. i probably just owned it and i would eat my feelings more. it gave me the idea. if i could help just one or two people, i feel like that's why i'm given this platform. >> reporter: it's been
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year for khloe and her family. >> they're going to shoot me in the back. >> reporter: in a promo, her sister, kim, speaks out for the first time, about her terrifying robbery in paris this fall. authorities arrested suspects in the case. >> it was a relief. we don't know any information. >> reporter: what did the orr teal do to your family before the holidays? >> it's traumatizing and terrifying. you get on your knees and you pray. and you thank the lord that nothing worse happened. >> reporter: was it a wake-up call for all of you that by living so publicly, there are the consequences, as well, of sometimes being so social and being so out there. >> no. i don't believe that because people show their life anywhere that anyone deserves or there's consequences in getting robbed. >> reporter: in november, kim's husband, kanye west, checked himself into a hospital, reportedly for exhaustion. seems like kim has been post
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family and kanye all together. is that her response to anybody who may be questioning whether or not their marriage is in trouble? >> oh, i don't think so. there's rumor. i mean, i've been pregnant for i think eight years now. so -- >> reporter: this time, it's real, right? >> i'm pregnant this time. of course. i'm pregnant with triplets. >> reporter: that's the promo we'll use. >> i'm pregnant. it's like rumor after rumor after rumor, that we don't -- we've just learned to not address them. >> reporter: in december, khloe finalized her divorce from lamar odom. she is now dating nba star, tristan thompson. >> tristan is pretty awesome. you're making me blush. >> reporter: i know you talked about wanting to be a mom. is that in the picture soon? >> i mean, i hope so. >> since you said you're pregnant. >> i'm already pregnant. i hope so. god
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"revenge body" is her baby. >> if you asked me five years ago if anyone would have put me in the fitness category, i would have said no way. for people to find me inspiring or motivating, i'm blown away by that. and i'm so honored. ♪ >> reporter: khloe says, the family is in a good place. she has a new denim line called good american. they are jeans for the curvy woman. her show "revenge body" premieres on our sister network, e! thank you. the sound in the background -- >> a dog named jasper. >> how about hoda and al's beloved dogs. are they geniuses? >> they are. >> we're about to find out. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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♪ we are back at 8:45, with a simple question, how smart is your dog? it's something many pet owners have wondered. it was the subject of a recent article in "the new york times," actually. >> how can you tell if you have a canine einstein. does it matter? people like to talk about it at the park. or at a cocktail party. why should we care if our dogs are smart? >> i don't think it matters. it is telling that so much money and time is going into studies now. it's related to the fact that we see our pets differently. we saw them fur babies. we call ourselves bet parents. >> settle the dispute. are some breeds smarter than others? >> this is a big debate in the animal world. i see why people feel strongly that certain breeds are smarter than others.
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with any breed, and with any litter, there's a huge range of intelligence. >> okay. >> it's like in families, with people. >> we're going to test some dogs this morning. meredith, your dog, jasper, is here. i love jasper. >> i know. you're sweet with him. >> this is called the solo cup test. >> it's scientific. you're going to take a treat. you're going to choose one of the cups of the three. >> can i show him where it is? >> you can. >> look where i'm putting it. >> see if he's able to figure out how to get the treat. >> get the treat, honey. it's under there. >> imagine if you didn't show where the treat was. >> get the treat. get the treat. get the treat. >> oh, my. >> it's the treat. did you -- no. it's over here. >> i'll try one. >> okay. i rest my case. >> he doesn't play these games. >> seriously, jasper. look. >> you know this
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to work on a dog's hunting abilities. >> he doesn't have to hunt. >> hoda, introduce your dog. >> what does he have to do? >> i apologize for this one. this is the towel over the head test. >> oh, my god. >> over hoda's head or the dog's head? >> i'm going to have you do it because i don't have a relationship with your dog. you're going to gently toss it on his head. and see how long it takes to get the towel off. >> that's a smart dog. that is a smart animal. >> blake, come here. >> that's flying colors, right? >> that is. a-plus. >> smart. still working on it. okay. al, produce pepper to us. >> this is pepper. she's a 4-year-old rescue. >> she's very cute. we're going to see how able pepper is to be able to conquer one of the new products on the
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>> a little more complicated. >> a cup, a towel and a computer. i think somebody's getting set up. >> one or more of the boxes. we're going to see how long it takes pepper how to manipulate them. we'll see how long it takes pepper to figure out how to work the toy to get the treat out. actually, i got to say -- >> do it, pepper. >> you can do it. come on. >> that is actually not a sign of her not being intelligent. it actually is a behavior that many dogs will offer to us, just because it's what gets them what they want. she may be used to sitting and you'll do the problem solving. you'll get her the treat. i say she gets an a-plus, as well. >> let's recap. let's recap. so, a-plus. a-plus.
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>> i'm going to say an "a." >> what? you want to try the towel trick? >> let me try the towel. here we go. >> jasper. jasper. oh, my god. the shame of it. the shame. the shame. >> it's okay. >> you know what? seriously, don't worry about it. >> he's sort of looking this way. >> good job. good job. >> a-plus? >> at least he doesn't have an annoying bark. andrea, thank you very much. >> thank you, guys. >> i wanted to do this thing. >> you search for "today's" next big thing and check in on last year's winner. first, this is "today" on nbc. ♪
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♪ in fairness, during the commercial break, jasper made a call on meredith's cell phone. a big, strong comeback. >> he did. he called his agent. no more of this. >> we're back with a call to inventors. jill is back with exciting news. >> pet inventions welcome. it's to im ee's time to announc teaming up
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"today's" next big thing. but let's look how our last winner's had a big change. as streamered rained down, christa woods and her destinking products became the second winner of "today's" next big thing. >> i want to cry. i'm an ugly cryer. >> and 24 hours later on qvc -- >> what we brought in to give you to ship out has sold out. >> reporter: christa was wiping away tears of joy. >> it's been amazing. >> reporter: eight months since winning the contest, and christa is still emotional about that winning molt. >> i can't tell you what it feels like when you put your whole self into something. and then, have it in one moment pay off. >> reporter: as well as the response she received from family and
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and the joy that they gave me. so, i feel like i want to give back. so my community. sorry. >> reporter: and even though her glove sticks business is booming, the experience as been as important as the win. >> i wanted to win. but i wanted to win for everybody else. i wanted to inspire other people to truly find themselves and their passion for what they're supposed to be doing. >> i forgot how much we liked her. >> i know. >> the week after, the next day, we were on qvc the next day and she sold out. it was so exciting. now, we can't wait. our "today's" next big thing. head to and you have until february 17th. >> that will be fun. looking forward to that. okay. >> amazed how ingenious people are and inventive. >> and s
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there. and now, we give people an opportunity to present it. and their lives have completely changed. >> and great products. >> all right, guys. what do we have coming up? >> jewel is going to be on. great musician. now, she's got a series of mystery movies. >> oh, fun. >> yeah. kind of cool. and we're going to show you hot travel getaways. big ice storm in the midwest and the northeast. not a bad time. >> how cute is pepper, by the way? >> adorable. >> pepper is brilliant. >> by the way, can we mention, tomorrow, meredith wraps up her week as guest host. >> no. >> it's great having you here. >> jasper all next week, though? >> you're coming back, baby. >>
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>> announcer: this is a "news 4 today" newsbreak. 8:56 is your time now on this thursday january 12th, 2017. good morning to you. i'm eun yang. we're going to check on the roads right now with melissa mollet and first4traffic. hi, melissa. >> hi, still a problem on yellow line delay both ways, switch problem there outside of huntington this morning. eastbound greenway after old ox road crash at the shoulder. we still have a bit of a
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montgomeryville, lake forest mall, a new crash there this morning. taking a look, southbound 95 at 15 you have a work zone. >> melissa, thank you. we'll take a quick break and check your forecast when we come back. stay with us.
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nkin'. we are warming up nicely across the area this morning. 57 degrees in the district. we have enough sunshine to keep those temperatures rising through the day and we expect to get in the mid-60s this afternoon. unseasonably warm that's 20 degrees above normal. we drop back into the 30s on saturday. eun. >> thank you, sheena. get the latest news an weather any time on nbc washington app. have a great day.
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♪ this morning on "today's take," jewel on making the move from music to movies. and then, did we sing? see what james corden said about his worst car pool karaoke co companion. from nbc news, this is "today's take." live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and welcome to "today" on a thursday morning, january 12th, 2017. al, tamron, jenna. >> i'm feeling better. al's cold brew is amazing. now that i'm just on two meds,
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it's time for cold brew. >> i'm having some cold brew. >> we'll get you some. >> heat us up with emotional moments last night. >> michelle obama has been a frequent guest on jimmy fallon. and she made her final appearance as first lady on "the tonight show" last night. had fun crafting thank you notes with jimmy. check it out. >> thank you, barack. for proving you're not a lame duck. [ laughter ] but my very own silver fox. >> thank you, first lady michelle obama. [ cheers and applause ] for bringing a whole new meaning to the phrase the right to bare arms. yeah. finally, thank you, mrs. obama, for always promoting physical fitness. since you like exercise so much, how about running for president? >> oh. [ cheers and applause ]
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>> i'm just saying. >> interesting. >> that's cute, right? >> i love that. >> it was a great show. i mean, you talk about -- she was surprised by stevie wonder. serenaded her to the tune of "my cherie amour." changed it to my michelle amour. >> quite the show. >> there were poignant moments when she talked about the bush family supporting the obamas. you haven't heard it. >> did laura bush give you -- >> oh, absolutely. she -- the president, the former president, jenna, barbara, they were all tremendous and continue to be tremendous supports. and that's so important for people around the country to understand that this democracy is not about party. it's not about demonizing the other side. we're all trying to get stuff
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and we're trying to -- we're trying to emulate that decency. >> that makes me want to tear up. can i tell you, too. when my dad's portrait was unveiled. we went back to the white house. and they threw a luncheon. and they had -- they made a dish especially for my family. and they thought, lobster enchiladas would be the perfect dish. it sounds a little odd. but we go to maine and we're from texas. i thought, they're so thoughtful. and think about -- and i do. i'm a little tired with the political commentary all the time. but the truth is, they're amazing people. and one of the benefits for my family, is forming this -- >> the first lady, holding hands. >> to sing together. >> i just had the best time getting to know them. i just wrote her a thank you note, not a jimmy
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a real thank you note. just saying, you know, thank you for letting me into the house, when i've gone there. do you want to see your bedroom? and i didn't because i thought it was slightly inappropriate because it's not my bedroom anymore. but i just -- i can't speak highly enough about what type of people they are. and i wish the world knew that politics aside, you can form these really lasting friendships. >> i think people know in their hearts. i think it's easy to get caught up in, you know, the negativity. but i think most people are good people. as we've talked about. most people want the best for their families. when you step away from the bubble that we all get trapped in, i think we all know. i pray that, anyway. >> one of the great things i remember seeing, the friendship that developed between bill clinton and your grandfather. that shows, back in the day, ronald reagan and tip o'neill. >> that should be a lesson for us all.
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with the first lady, michelle obama, holding hands. and they're swaying and singing. >> something about that picture. i wanted to wake up to that picture on a bad day. hug me like that, michelle. it looked warm and cozy. everybody wanted to be in that hug. >> who doesn't? and who doesn't love james corden. >> he is my spirit animal. >> he is better looking. >> al. >> he played one of his favorite games. i have not seen this. >> spill your guts or fill yogu. you get to answer a question or eating something horrible. and it came from khloe kardashian and had to do with carpool karaoke. who has been the worst singer on "carpool
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[ applause ] >> those nails look really pretty, right? >> i think it's so unfair to answer that. i mean, i could tell you who it is. >> or you could eat a hand. >> the nails and everything. the nails and everything. and those aren't lee press-ons. >> was it fried? >> it looked raw or boiled. >> what we're doing to do -- they want us to play this game. >> our producers, we have no -- no say in what they do to our bodies or minds. >> i'm told this was jenna's idea. >> this was not my idea. excuse me, over there. >> in our ear, our executive producer says it was your idea. >> i took my ear out for that
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>> you have butter, mayo, maple syrup. >> that's so unfair. >> that's easy. >> butter this is my dream. come on. what's the one thing you let your kids do that deborah has no idea you let them do? >> ooh. >> mom will never know. >> do our taxes. this is easy to answer. i let them stay up and eat junk. >> you risk-taker. >> it's wild in the roper house. >> what am i going to let them do? drive the car? that's the thing i do. >> mix it up. >> wow. >> we stayed up late and ate junk food. >> i don't know what the question is. i have a feeling it's going to be fun. >> because you wrote it. >> i did not write it. i did not orchestrate this. >> we are texans. there's a code. >> i did not write it. >> ooh. >> where is
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absolutely not. where is the spoon? i got to -- you can't drink mayo. >> ooh. >> we don't know what the question is. we have to know what the question is. >> i did not write it. >> america wants to know, who did you spend the weekend with in chicago? >> america and jenna bush hager wants to know. >> weren't you with steve harvey? >> no. >> you did the steve harvey show. >> go ahead. >> no. >> take the shot. >> oh. >> that's not right. >> this is all kinds of wrong. and there's your gift. you're welcome. >> all right. here. >> jenna, what's the worst thing you did in the white house? >> that's
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>> oh, my god. >> clearly, we're not telling you anything, america. >> wow. >> that's disgusting. >> who is going to love that butter shot, is joy bauer. i'm on the "start today" tie et. pretty sure shots of butter -- >> we have the mayo. >> that was great. >> you know what? for the record, friends at home, we normally would tell you anything. but those are real tough ones, right? >> not for me. >> his was easy. >> i devote some maple syrup. coming up, the eyes have it. this actress was named the celebrity with the most alluring eyes. can you guess who it (vo) the holidays may be over but if you hurry, you can still get the best deals on the best network. like verizon's best smartphones
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everybody loved through that. >> alluring eyes. you have lovely eyes. >> thank you. >> that's sweet of you. >> according to an informal survey in "the daily mail," as opposed to theormal surveys, the set of celebrity eyes, which is the most alluring. who do you think this is? >> demi moore. >> my gosh. i don't know. >> who is it? >> natalie -- >> megan markel. >> i haven't seen her enough to guess her eyes. she is stunning. >> she's beautiful. >> for you guys, that's prince harry's girlfriend. >> you can pick which pair of eyes are more alluring. >> halle berry on the right, rihanna on the left. >> they are both beautiful. >> i think rihanna's are beautiful, too. >> that's t
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>> that's julia roberts and -- >> i'm going with julia roberts. >> this is subjective. >> i would go with julia roberts, as well. >> we take all eyes. >> matt lauer on the left. and -- >> no. >> no? >> that's mcsteamy. >> mcsteamy on the right. who is the left? >> oh. >> both of -- >> my man crush. >> your men crushes? >> epically? >> who is that on the right? >> mcsteamy. eric dane. >> he looks -- he is kind of squinty. >> that's hot. he looks like he's -- >> if i'm doing that. >> brad pitt on the right. my gosh. is it henry hager on the left? >> very good. >> that's my cute husband. >> he has cute cheeks. >> he's a man. i like it. >> a sweet piece o
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>> you beat out brad pitt. >> this is going to be in "the daily mail." >> are you embarrassed for us? we drank butter and mayonnaise. and now, looking into my husband's eyes. >> they pay us to do this. >> you're in the guinness book. >> twice now. and two brothers from vietnam have broken the world record for most stairs climbed while balancing a person on their head. >> who knew it was a thing? >> i didn't. but they ascended 90 steps in 52 seconds. wow. >> how do you practice that? >> i'm not sure. >> on a stairmaster. i'm not sure. >> the other guy at the top, he has to be spread eagle to balance. >> he just does that because he likes it. >> showoff. >> he's quite limber. >> and he sticks the landing. yes. >> and you
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>> you're going to play a little game. amazing or sort of silly. i'm going to tell you about each thing. you have to vote. >> back up. don't want to get hit by this one. >> you're going to vote on what you think. this is the dji-matic pro. this one folds up to a the size of a bottle of water. >> it's easy to take with you. >> incredible photos. >> i think they might show you guys. >> that's amazing. >> that's cool. >> and also, it can fly itself. just like a driving car. one of the things it can do. >> what can go wrong there? >> how does it fly itself? >> it can return to the launch possession if it loses battery or contact with you. >> i think it's amazing. >> i'll give you amazing. >> we also gave it an
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to fly. >> you trained it. >> the next thing we have is this floss time. an automated floss dispenser. if one of you wants to press it. press hard. it shoots out the perfect amount of floss for you to use. and gives you an l.e.d. timer. and when you're done, it gives you a blue smile. >> i don't know if i want floss with a timer. >> i am tired of doing into bathrooms that do everything for you. >> how about does 90 seconds feel. >> we said it was sort of silly. same thing. >> for the coffee lover. >> for the coffee lover. i'm going to turn this to see what it does. the coffee comes out. it's like hacking your french press. your coffee grounds. filters that keep it less bitter.
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>> i'm in. >> pretty cool. >> you want to taste the coffee? >> i just drank some. >> it's a wonderful design. >> i know you have seen people trying to get to their gate and it's hard to get to your gate. and people are lugging the luggage on the way. i want you to check this out. this is called the moto bag. >> gavin. >> this is your dream. >> a max speed of eight miles per hour. outside, 5 miles per hour. >> in a crowded airport. >> well -- >> uh-huh. >> what do you think? >> i think it's amazing. >> can we use it yet? you know who would love to ride on that? my child. >> exactly. they're banging into people. no. >> what if you're tired. >> sit down. >> i like it. i'm in. >> i like it. >> we thought it was silly. but i will say, it has great telo
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to migraines are moments gained with excedrin. [heartbeat] >> announcer: this is "news 4 today" newsbreak. good morning, it's 9:26 on this thursday january 12th. i'm aaron gilchrist in the news this morning six children are unaccounted for after a house fire in baltimore. firefighters said they found heavy fire coming from all three floors of this home when they arrived. the second and third floors of the home partially collapsed. a woman and three children were able to escape but did suffer injuries. the news 4 iteam learned a man who jumped over a fence will likely not serve jail time. joseph caputo will be sentenced today. prosecutors plan for the judge to sentence him three years of probation and ban him from the district of columbia. we'll get a look at your forecast right after this.
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well, warm start to the day. today mild temperatures this morning. spring-like temperatures this afternoon. we do have a weather alert as we go into saturday, though, and wintry mix to start off the weekend, which is why we have that weather alert. to
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we know her best from her pop folksy hits like this one "you were meant for me." but jewel also has a passion for acting. >> in "frame for a murder," jewel plays a home renovator, who follows the instincts to get to the bottom of her friend's tragic death. take a look. >> the question is, why are you pushing this? why not wait for the police? >> well, let's just say that i have paid a huge price, waiting for the police to take action when i knew something was wrong. never again. >> she is stunning. and we brought you a gift, jewel. good morning. they
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so, is this silly? or is it amazing? you have exquisite taste. >> if it has room for luggage and fits in the overhead, i'll all for it. tell us about transitioning from grammy-nominated on. actress in this role? >> i am doing music. i have a folk album right now. i wanted to act a little. i did it with ang lee in the 2000s. but this shot in three weeks. i was in and out. it was a fun way to be creative and still be a mom. >> you and i have something in common. we both feel like angela lansbury is our spirit animal. i feel like we're related somehow. >> we might be. >> talk about how it is to be in this role? >> i grew up watching "murder she wrote." it was my guilty
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to be able to play a detective. she ends up picking up clues and seeing things that other people doesn't. >> could you do that in real life? be a detective? >> i think i could. i grew up on a homestead. i think i would be good at it. >> you and your son. he's 5 years old. you recently took him back home. your home of alaska. >> i did. >> what was that like for him? >> it was amazing. alaska taught me to be resill resilient and having a work ethic. >> what was his impression? >> my dad said he was making a gift. my dad made an outdoor playground by carving branches through the forest. and my son was like -- i couldn't get him to leave. he stayed with my dad. >> you gave him a gift. you caught him how to yodel. >> yeah. >> i think we've got
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yodelling. [ yodelling ] >> so cool. >> this is awesome. >> and you have a new album, "picking up the pieces," as well. are you tempted to sing for us this morning? is it too early? >> i sing a little song in the movie. it's on the record. the song is about loss and the idea that losing somebody can end up being a treasure because it reminds you of them. and it's that bittersweet -- they're playing it. >> yeah. >> in this movie, you're everything. home renovator, singer, detective. >> i like that she's a modern woman. and being in alaska, i wasn't taught gender roles. women did the same things. we were outside. shoeing horses, peeling logs, we were cooking, the guys were cooking. i like that the character is
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and i can put my mind to it and figure it out. >> you have a new man. we have to get to. >> i love the laughter after certain questions. >> there he is. >> right in there. >> got to get it in. congratulations. all the wonderful things. >> thank you. >> jewel, thank you. >> you can catch the premiere of "frame for murder," january 15th on the hall mark movies and mistashgs channel. coming up next. dreaming of the sun and sand. the hottest getaways to escape the ice and snow after these messages.
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here you go. tropical drinks. beach bonfires, a warm sea breeze. if only we weren't in the grips of winter. it isn't too cold. >> if you can escape the cold, by heading to affordable vacation spots all across the country. here to tell us about them is mark elwood. >> how are you? >> here's some tropical hotness. >> we can just drink this and pretend. >> half close our eyes and pretend we're in buford, sou
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carolina. antebellum architecture. we have a fantastic hotel that's more than 200 years old. >> wow. >> we think it's the largest intact tabby that exists. and tabby is the oyster shell concrete that's so characteristic of the area. amazing hotel. rooftop bar happy hour. >> i haven't stayed at this hotel. but i have been to buford. and loved it. >> this is stunning. i love this. next on the list, great east coast location. taibbi island. >> i would call it savannah beach. you can fly very easily into savannah have almost anywhere. i mean, look at it. you have great beaches. but you have historic things. the lighthouse there is intact 18th century lighthouse. look at that. >> let's go. >> i think this is -- who wouldn't want -- and some shrimp from the low country fishermen. fresh from
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go into a restaurant. see what you got. >> you have a great hotel for a girls weekend. >> you can rent the building or one floor. it's under 100 pubucks. >> you can rent the whole building? >> it seats about eight. >> that's lavish. >> that is a girls' weekend. california. >> we're talking about san diego. and when you think of san diego -- >> one of the most beautiful places. >> exactly. >> you think of two things, amazing beaches and surfing. >> i think navy guys. >> that's a different segment. >> two things. >> fine. >> yes. they can go surfing with you. this paradise island is an amazing resort. 44 acres. a surfing school. and you have everything in san diego, like seaworld. >> now, we have to go to
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i used to live in miami. this is an incredible deal, right on ocean drive. and the roommate waldorf towers. roommate is a funky hotel chain from spain. under 200 bucks. under 150 bucks. >> is it a new hotel? >> it's a conversion of an art deco hotel right on ocean drive. >> chic. >> it's a little wye mi-i-fi ho. you might not have great service all the time. sit on the beach, take a picture of your cocktail. >> i love that. now, to pennsylvania. >> this doesn't sound warm. >> it must be beautiful. >> it is beautiful. i think the poconos are a perennial must-see. we have an aquatopia and skiing. if you want warmth and to enjoy the slopes, with this, you get 13 slides, one of the
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and incredible raft ride indoors. but included in your room rate, is lift passes or snow tubing on camelback mountain. swimsuits and ski suits. >> this sounds like something that the "today" show producers would make us do. >> amazing. >> this is an interesting list. >> all that will give you a dose of warmth when you need it the most. let's head down. >> all right. let's take a look and show you what we've got for this weekend. martin luther king jr. weekend, starting off with saturday ice storm and snow for mid-atlantic states right across into the midwest. usually warm through the south. finally dries out out west. sunday -- sunday! -- we're looking at sunny skies in the northeast and gulf coast into the southeast another ice storm from ohio continues into texas. again, out west finally drying
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luther king, jr. we're looking at icy conditions in the upper midwest, strong storms in the lower gulf, out west a few showers in the pacific northwest. shouldn't be too many travel problems in the east, although there is a little frozen precip making its way through parts of pennsylvania. that's what going on around the country, here is what's happeninou o woods. well, expect an unseasonably warm day. today we're already starting off the morning with very mild temperatures and we're climbing to near 60 degrees. annapolis already at 62, 57 in the district, mid-50s for most of the rest of the area. fredericksburg, 61. a high temperature 20 degrees above normal. into the weekend we have a wintry mix moving in on saturday. that's a weather alert today. make sure you stay tuned with all the updates as we go through the afternoon. >> and that's your latest weather. coming up, emma watson teaming up with tom hanks in a new movie.
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out as books. over the next few months, you'll see a lot of best sellers turned into blockbusters. >> here to tell us about some of them coming out soon, is isaac fitzgerald. we have to start. getting a lot of the girls and al very excited around here. "50 shades darker." >> by e.l. james. and "50 shades of grey" sold massively. we get to know a little more about christian. you know about his past. it's going to be a fun, sexy film. you should check it out before you go. >> next one, "wonder." a young adult novel being made into a film, with julia roberts. and almost unrecognizable jacob tremblay. >> i love this book. >> it's a good book. and it's about acceptance and wanting to fit in. there's a young boy. he's in fifth grade.
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he was homeschooled before this because of facial deformities. it's such a good book. >> it's more young adults. but read at any age. >> dave edgars i'm a huge fan of. this is "the circle," also a film. >> imagine our world but turned up a little bit. it's a thriller. a tech company, combines all of our social media and online banking. and, may, this young woman played by emma watson gets a job there. tom hanks plays the founder. this is a thriller that asks big questions. wonderful read. >> and then, there's the deep and dramatic "captain underpants." oh, i read this with my son. >> al really loves this book. >> it's
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they've been out since 1997. people have been dying. >> look, al. >> i mean, so, it's just going to be a wonderful animated -- >> i have that costume. >> it's every kid's dream. he comes to life. we're so excited. >> who is the voice? >> ed helms playing captain underpants. >> i was an elementary schoolteachers. parents having a hard time getting their sons into books or daughters, this is a good one. >> you can put underpants in the title? >> it's kind of naughty. >> stephen king. >> stephen king. "the dark tower," "gunslinger" i love this book as a kid. it's fantasy meets western. you got this incredible, incredible story. the director is
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and he learned english so he could read stephen king novels. this is the guy to transform this book. idris. and matthew mcconaughey playing the villain. hee he's going to eat up the scenes. >> this is another young adult book, pretty fun. >> it's a young senior in high school. a wonderful, wild day. then, she passes away. only to wake up and have the day play out again. and it's groundhog-esque day over and over again. and these are great books you should check out. >> i wish you could get more enthusias enthusiastic. >> that's how he hurt his arm. >> we're back in a moment. first, this is "today" on nbc. ♪
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just to get it in. >> you said you love this thing, right? we got one for you. >> look at you on tape doing it and live. >> i can't get enough of it. what color do you want? >> do they come in designer colors? >> i think they do. >> look at that. >> you are very good at riding it. >> absolutely, i would. >> she's been doing it. >> you're right. >> with heels in the airport. >> heels on, wheels on. >> okay. guess who is on the show? >> kirstie alley. >> going to be with us. and makeovers. >> we have a lot going on. >> what about pasta? >> ooh. that's fantastic. >> cheers. >> you shouldn't drink and drive. >> this doesn't count? >> that's not good. >> oh. >> enjoy your day. >> well, it was good. >> allhi
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>> announcer: this is a "news 4 today" newsbreak. 9:57 is your time now on this thursday january 12th, 2017. good morning to you, i'm eun yang. d.c. mayor muriel bowser will celebrate opening of john and jill kerr housing residence, designed to help end homelessness among veterans in washington. joined by castro and v.a. secretary.
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checking the forecast. >> we're almost 60 degrees. temperatures what wering to 65. south wind will be breezy and get us to mid-50s. forecast will be high, very comfortable, unseasonably warm this time of year. tomorrow 40s, morning temperatures in the 50s. over the weekend we have a weather alert for saturday. 80% chance, we do expect it, of a wintry mix moving in. temperatures dropping back to the 30s. enjoy the warm temperatures today, eun. >> sheena, thank you. coming up on news 4 midday, the latest on the missing children in the baltimore house fire. we'll see you at 11:00.
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. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hello, everybody. welcome to thirsty thursday. januar 12th. that is night bus by gab rel aplin. this is how i've always been able to remember kirstie alley's first name. still, after all these years. we raise a glass to you and say cheers. >> she's in our kitchen. >> cheers and happy birthday. >> thank you. >> cheers. >> how does 36


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